Kumano Sanzan
Kumano Sanzan
Kumano Sanzan
Kumano Sanzan
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Kumano Sanzan is located in the southern part of the Kii Peninsula in Kumano and refers to three shrines: Hongu, Shingu and Nachi. It's registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Culture Site under ”Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range.”

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  • Address

    Hongu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe, Wakayama

    Directions

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  • Opening Hours

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  • Closed

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  • Website

    http://www.kumano-sanzan.jp/

  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

    For commoners in the Edo period, the "Kumano Moude" or trip to Kumano was equal to the famed Ise Pilgrimage to the Ise Grand Shrine. Kumano Kongen, who is worshiped here, saved all those who made the pilgrimage to Kumano Sanzan, regardless of sex or social status.

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